DAVID BARRY HOBROCK, 85, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Paul Henry and Irma Fay (Merri man) Hobrock. He was a graduate of North Side High School and Indiana University. After serving in the U.S . Navy, David returned home and bought his father's business, Allen County Tractor Sales. He was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church, David was an active member of the North Side Alumni Association, past President of the Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum and a past member of AOPA. For many years, David enjoyed training and showing horses. He was an instructor of Dale Carnegie courses and a private aviation pilot. He enjoyed flying his own plane, fishing skiing, snow mobiling, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. For 25 years, David enjoyed spending time at the family's cabin in Michigan. And later, he and Barbara would spend winters in Florida. Surviving are his daughters, Sally Ann (Zdzislaw) Achramowicz and Mary Kay (Ron) Bonar; grandchildren, Capt. David (Amanda) Achramowiez Dr. Eugenia (Justin, MD ) Malenkos, great-grandchildren, Brayden Achram owicz, Emily Achraniowicz, William Malenkos, and Andrew Malenkos; and niece, Hope (Larry) Widner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann (Schlatter) Hobrock; and sister, Sandra (Dailey) Noot. Service is 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Trinity English Lutheran Church, 460 W. Wayne St., with visitation one hour prior to service. Visitation also from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Klaehn, FahI & Melton Funeral Home, 402 W. Wayne St. Preferred memorials to Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control. To sign online condolences www klaehnfahlmelton.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 30, 2014